Senior Export Promotion Officer Employment Opportunity – East African Community (EAC)

Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Principal
Trade Officer (International Trade)
Duty Station: Arusha,
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/08
NB: Open
to Ugandan Nationals
About US:
The East African
Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic
of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic
of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its
Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen
economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of
life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value
added production, trade, and investments. This is an exciting opportunity
for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East
African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan
and Uganda) to apply for the following position .
Job Summary:
The Senior Export Promotion Officer will coordinate implementation of EAC’s
Export Promotion Strategy and programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
the implementation of joint EAC Export and investment Promotion Strategy;
export strategies incentives in the region;
out research on best international export promotion practices;
the harmonization of Export incentives in the region;
Council decision and prepare progress report on export promotion;
export capacity constraints in the EAC region and the Partner States and
facilitate development of strategies for addressing the same;
regional and international export promotion initiatives for Partner States,
including the organization of export exhibitions in the region’s major export
markets in liaison with Partner States;
export promotion incentives provided by other regional economic blocks globally
and make recommendations for creation of sustainable export promotion
incentives in the region;
any other duties as may be assigned by Management from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience:
applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Senior Export Promotion Officer job
must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Economics or Finance
or   Marketing or Trade or any other
relevant Master’s Degree.
At least
eight (8) years of relevant experience, 3 of which should be at a senior level.
interpersonal relations, analytical, project management and negotiation skills,
in Computer applications
communication skills;
Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for
the above position.
Fringe Benefits:
The established
posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
Equal Opportunity: The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those
candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above
mentioned position are advised to :
  • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
  • attach their application letter, a
    detailed CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of
    National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one
    (1) file.
  • Please quote the respective reference
    number on both the application letter and envelope.
  • For electronic submission, please quote
    the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to
    the address given below.
Please note:
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not
Applications which do not :
    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the reference number;
    • or have an application letter attached;
    • have certified copies of their academic
      degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • or fail to provide three referees will
      be disqualified.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55
years of age.
Please note that EAC
does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All
invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will
be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic
certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the
respective Partner States) and employment records .
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.
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